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National School Bus Safety Week: Meet Vincent Parks, Master Technician

By: Alicia Sands Lurry In recognition of National School Bus Safety Week, the following feature is part of a series of short articles highlighting Atlanta Public Schools Transportation Department employees and their commitment to keep students safe – both on and off the school bus. Vincent Parks, Master technician As a master technician, Vincent Parks’…

Celebrating National School Bus Safety Week: Meet Torres Williams, Assistant Supervisor of Transportation

By: Alicia Sands Lurry In recognition of National School Bus Safety Week, the following feature is part of a series of short articles highlighting Atlanta Public Schools Transportation Department employees and their commitment to keep students safe – both on and off the school bus. Torres Williams, Assistant transportation supervisor As assistant supervisor of transportation,…

APS Squads Impress at Metro Cheerleading Championships

Atlanta Public Schools cheerleading squads flexed their muscles and voices at the 2017 APS Metro Cheerleading Competition, held Saturday at Douglass High School. An APS squad placed in nearly every category, with the Mays co-ed, KIPP Atlanta Collegiate and KIPP Metro Middle School squads taking home championships. Mays won the Co-Ed Division Championship, KIPP Atlanta…

Meet Dr. Dione Simon Taylor, 2018 APS Principal of the Year

Every October the nation honors the hard work and dedication of school principals during Principals Month. Atlanta Public Schools salutes all principals in APS who lead our schools with excellence and dedication. In this article, we highlight Dr. Dione Simon Taylor, 2018 APS Principal of the Year. As far back as she can remember, Dr.…